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China Navalized DH-10 Land Attack Cruise Missiles (LACM)

 Naval DH-10  Cruise Missiles Images have surfaced of a naval variant of the DH-10 LACM on a China Navy test vessel. The missile canisters spotted appear to be virtually identical to the land-based variant. This sort of arrangement is reminiscent to the deployment of the BGM-109 Tomahawk on United States Navy surface combatants by way of the MK-143 Armored Box ...

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China Develops Z-10 Attack Helicopter Denies Piracy Allegations

China’s Z-10 Attack Helicopter China on Thursday confirmed it had developed its first modern military attack helicopter, but denied reports that the chopper was a replica of stolen US Black Hawk technology.A Chinese defence ministry spokesperson claimed that the attack helicopter Z-10 was manufactured on indigenous know-how, including its engines.The website sought to refute allegations that Beijing had used stolen ...

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China Shows OFF 2nd New Stealth Fighter

F-60 Stealth Fighter American intelligence agencies recently obtained new information on China’s second new stealth fighter-bomber revealed on the Internet in the past two years, according to U.S. officials. The new jet, dubbed the F-60, is a fifth-generation warplane; a prototype was disclosed in photographs posted on two Chinese military affairs websites beginning June 21. Officials familiar with intelligence reports ...

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Taiwan Signs F-16 A/B’s Upgrade Deal

Taiwan F-16 A/B’s Taiwan signed an the agreement with the U.S. government for a $3.7 billion upgrade to its existing 146 F-16A/B Block 20 fighter aircraft. The letter of offer and acceptance (LOA) was signed on July 13 during a meeting in Taichung, said a defense industry source in Taipei. The U.S. Defense Security Cooperation Agency under the Foreign Military ...

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India Starts Work On 2nd Indigenous Aircraft Carrier

Indigenous Aircraft Carrier India has started working on its second indigenous aircraft carrier even as the construction of the first one has been marred by delay of over two years. The Indigenous Aircraft Carrier (IAC)-II would be the largest ship in terms of the weight and size to have ever been built by the Navy, Navy sources said here.  On ...

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U.S Navy Has Great Difficulty Tracking Iranian Mini Submarines

 Iranian Mini Submarines U.S. Navy Commander Christopher Harmer as saying that the United States has great difficulty tracking Iranian mini-submarines. Iranian mini-submarines are “a huge problem for us,” said Harmer, who served as the director of Future Operations for the U.S. Navy Fifth Fleet in Bahrain from 2008 to 2009.  Any submarine weighing less than 500 tons is generally regarded ...

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